NSA Warns Of Russian Hacker Attacks – Industry Comment

Following the NSA’s warning that a Russian hacker group has been exploiting a known vulnerability in Exim, please find commentary from Industry leader.


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Wai Man Yau, Vice President,  Sonatype
June 01, 2020
Companies using Exim must patch their software urgently to prevent a breach.
The NSA’s revelation that a Russian military group is targeting an open source vulnerability - reported nearly a year ago - is an extreme example of what can happen when businesses don’t practice proper software hygiene. With as many as 57% of publicly reachable mail-servers on the Internet using Exim, if businesses are using unpatched versions, the scale of attacks could be huge. The flaw ....
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